Neurological Terms beginning with T

Glossary of neurological terms
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tau proteins search for term

are proteins that form part of a structure called a microtubule, which helps transport nutrients and other important substances from one part of the nerve cell to another. In Alzheimer's disease, however, the tau protein is abnormal and the microtubule structures collapse, causing neuron death.

transcription search for term

the process of assembling the genetic message to be carried by mRNA

transgenes search for term

genes from one organism that have been incorporated into another organism.